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UNESCO will this Wednesday celebrate the 50th Anniversary of its Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme with renowned primatologist Dr Jane Goodall, photographer Sebastião Salgado, artist and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Vik Muniz, indigenous peoples’ climate advocate Hindou Oumarou, youth representatives and partners from around the world. UNESCO is also Continue Reading
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 The African Circular Economy Alliance (ACEA), and the Circular Economy Coalition of Latin America and the Caribbean (CEC LAC) have organized the first regional dialogue to strengthen cooperation around their common objectives. The event, titled “Regional deep-dive: Africa, Latin America & the Caribbean joining forces for circularity,” took place as part of Continue Reading
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Days ago, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) discussed a paper proposing a strategy to help members address climate change-related policy challenges. The paper highlights macro-critical climate-related policy challenges that will confront all IMF members in the coming years and decades. For example, global warming is bound to undermine Continue Reading
Education News World
Uganda wins again! Our very own Busie Matsiko-Andan has been named to Berkeley College’s Board of trustees. It is no lie that Busie Matsiko-Andan is one of the most influential people of African descent in the world, she also has been recognized by the African Union for her efforts in diversity and inclusion. Busie has […]Continue Reading
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IFC, in partnership with the government of the Netherlands, is launching a new $17.5 million blended finance investment facility to help de-risk and improve the financial viability of high-impact projects benefitting Forcibly Displaced Populations (FDPs) and their host communities. By the end of 2019, UNHCR estimates that there were nearly 80 million forcibly displaced Continue Reading
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The US secretary of state Antony Blinken has announced visa restrictions on various Ugandans who are believed to be responsible for, or complicit in, undermining the democratic process in Uganda, including during the country’s January 14 general elections and the campaign period that preceded it. On Thursday 14th January, 2021, the Electoral Commission conducted Continue Reading